Nicolás Guzmán

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Nicolás Guzmán nació en Bogotá, Colombia y radicado en Chile. Es egresado de la primera generación de la carrera de Cine y Televisión de la Universidad de Chile. Ha seguido un camino como Director y su trabajo se caracteriza por retratar el estado emocional de la juventud chilena. Profundizando en los nuevos tipos de relaciones sociales que los jóvenes entablan, fuera de los estereotipos adolescentes.

Sus cortometraje y video clips han sido seleccionados y premiados en importantes festivales internacionales. En este momento se encuentra realizando su opera prima con la compañía de la emergente casa productora Cusicanqui films.

En la actualidad Nicolás colabora con Educarchile, una organización que busca implementar el lenguaje audiovisual en las escuelas. Así también se encuentra en el último semestre del Magister en Artes Visuales de la Universidad de Chile, siendo “Octavo Año” su proyecto de tesis.

English

Nicolás was born in Bogotá, Colombia and came to Chile at the age of two years old. Graduated from the first generation of Filmakers at University of Chile, he has followed a path as a director at fiction, documentary and music video clips. His work is characterized by reflects around today ́s youth transgressions of Chilean traditions and norms, revolving around sexuality, new kinds of social and emotional relationships and around the kind of country they pretend to build.

Now Nicolás is developing a documentary film titled “Eighth year”, which counts with the support of CORFO for the research. He has worked directing educational videos for various nonprofit foundations with the aim of supporting young people in social risk. From this experience was born the idea that motivated him to make this documentary film.

Also, Nicolás is pursuing a Masters in Visual Arts at the University of Chile. In this program, he has focused his work on the reflection about the cinematographic image, trying to create visually expressive works without resorting to narrative plots.